Theories of Development, Second Edition: Contentions, Arguments, Alternatives

Note moyenne 3,85
( 101 avis fournis par Goodreads )
 
9781606230664: Theories of Development, Second Edition: Contentions, Arguments, Alternatives

Widely adopted, this text critically evaluates the leading theories of international economic development, from classical economic and sociological models to Marxist, poststructuralist, and feminist perspectives. No other book provides such comprehensive coverage or links the theories as incisively to contemporary world events and policy debates. Reexamining neoliberal conceptions of economic growth, the authors show what a more just and democratic form of development might look like today.

Les informations fournies dans la section « Synopsis » peuvent faire référence à une autre édition de ce titre.

About the Author :

Richard Peet is Professor of Geography at Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts, where he was a founding member of the "radical geography movement" and a long-time editor of Antipode: A Radical Journal of Geography. His interests include development, global policy regimes, power, theory and philosophy, political ecology, and the causes of financial crises. The author of numerous articles, book reviews, and books, Dr. Peet is editor of a new radical journal, Human Geography.

 

Elaine Hartwick is Associate Professor of Geography at Framingham State College in Framingham, Massachusetts, where she teaches courses in political, cultural, and regional geography and global development. She has published on a variety of topics, including commodity chains, consumer politics, social theory, and development geography, with a regional specialization in Southern Africa.


Review :

"The second edition of Theories of Development lives up to its ambitious title, as did its predecessor. Packed with ideas and arguments, much of the text has been recast and updated, for example, its prescient (in light of the present global crisis) critique of neoliberalism. This is a scholarly and well-referenced book that is an ideal text for upper-level undergraduate and graduate programs in international and development studies, geography, and other social sciences focusing on social change. Beginning doctoral students will find the book useful for situating their own research in a wider context of social theory."--Piers Blaikie, PhD, Professor Emeritus, School of Development Studies, University of East Anglia, UK

"Development is contentious, and contentions over theories and practices of development are unlikely to end soon. Peet and Hartwick do not mince words as they offer a provocative critique of conventional, poststructuralist, and postdevelopmentalist theories. Their critical modernist perspective refuses to abandon hope for a better society through truly democratic development. In the second edition, crucial connections between theory and practice are highlighted by expanded attention to neoliberalism and the Millennium Development Goals, and to the experience of development under socialism in the USSR, Cuba, and now Venezuela. This is an excellent, thought-provoking text for graduate or advanced undergraduate classes on development and globalization. It is sure to be a resource that students will return to again and again as a guide to the theoretical and historical origins of current debates."--Paul K. Gellert, PhD, Department of Sociology, University of Tennessee

"This second edition offers more detailed discussions of differences within the schools of thought, and also shows how theories are translated into policies--and the consequences for people around the globe. The most recent issues and debates are included. This book's contending-perspectives approach to theoretical analysis, the authors' honesty about their own point of view, and their skill in placing development ideas in historical context make it important reading for anyone interested in economic development and North-South relations. It will enable students to compare and contrast schools of thought, understand theories' relationships to one another, and trace the evolution of contemporary development concepts."--Christine A. Kearney, PhD, Department of Politics, Saint Anselm College

Les informations fournies dans la section « A propos du livre » peuvent faire référence à une autre édition de ce titre.

Meilleurs résultats de recherche sur AbeBooks

1.

Elaine Hartwick; Richard Peet; Elaine R. Hartwick
Edité par Guilford Publications
ISBN 10 : 1606230662 ISBN 13 : 9781606230664
Ancien(s) ou d'occasion Couverture rigide Quantité : 1
Vendeur
Green Earth Books
(Portland, OR, Etats-Unis)
Evaluation vendeur
[?]

Description du livre Guilford Publications. Hardcover. État : Very Good. Appearance of only slight previous use. Cover and binding show a little wear. All pages are undamaged with potentially only a few, small markings. N° de réf. du libraire G1606230662I4N00

Plus d'informations sur ce vendeur | Poser une question au libraire

Acheter D'occasion
EUR 7,93
Autre devise

Ajouter au panier

Frais de port : Gratuit
Vers Etats-Unis
Destinations, frais et délais

2.

PhD Richard Peet Phd, Elaine Hartwick
Edité par The Guilford Press (2009)
ISBN 10 : 1606230662 ISBN 13 : 9781606230664
Ancien(s) ou d'occasion Quantité : 1
Vendeur
Better World Books
(Mishawaka, IN, Etats-Unis)
Evaluation vendeur
[?]

Description du livre The Guilford Press, 2009. État : Good. 2nd Edition. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. N° de réf. du libraire GRP87793337

Plus d'informations sur ce vendeur | Poser une question au libraire

Acheter D'occasion
EUR 7,94
Autre devise

Ajouter au panier

Frais de port : Gratuit
Vers Etats-Unis
Destinations, frais et délais

3.

Richard Peet, Elaine R. Hartwick and Elaine Hartwi
ISBN 10 : 1606230662 ISBN 13 : 9781606230664
Ancien(s) ou d'occasion Quantité : 1
Vendeur
Castle Rock
(Pittsford, NY, Etats-Unis)
Evaluation vendeur
[?]

Description du livre État : Good. Book Condition: Good. N° de réf. du libraire 97816062306644.0

Plus d'informations sur ce vendeur | Poser une question au libraire

Acheter D'occasion
EUR 13,48
Autre devise

Ajouter au panier

Frais de port : EUR 3,43
Vers Etats-Unis
Destinations, frais et délais

4.

Hartwick PhD, Elaine, Peet Phd, Richard
Edité par The Guilford Press (2009)
ISBN 10 : 1606230662 ISBN 13 : 9781606230664
Ancien(s) ou d'occasion Couverture rigide Quantité : 1
Vendeur
Dream Books Company, LLC
(Englewood, CO, Etats-Unis)
Evaluation vendeur
[?]

Description du livre The Guilford Press, 2009. Hardcover. État : Acceptable. May contain light to heavy markings, water damage, binding damage, missing CDs/supplemental materials, and heavy wear and tear. Contains all pages. International Customers: Items over 3 lbs may incur additional shipping charges. N° de réf. du libraire mon0000532845

Plus d'informations sur ce vendeur | Poser une question au libraire

Acheter D'occasion
EUR 27,56
Autre devise

Ajouter au panier

Frais de port : EUR 3
Vers Etats-Unis
Destinations, frais et délais

5.

Peet Phd, Richard; Hartwick PhD, Elaine
Edité par The Guilford Press
ISBN 10 : 1606230662 ISBN 13 : 9781606230664
Ancien(s) ou d'occasion Quantité : 1
Vendeur
Belltower Books
(Sharon Hill, PA, Etats-Unis)
Evaluation vendeur
[?]

Description du livre The Guilford Press. État : POOR. WATER DAMAGE. Standard shipping arrives within 6-8 business days. This item does not include any CDs, Infotracs, Access cards or other supplementary material. N° de réf. du libraire 901534494

Plus d'informations sur ce vendeur | Poser une question au libraire

Acheter D'occasion
EUR 47,44
Autre devise

Ajouter au panier

Frais de port : EUR 3,22
Vers Etats-Unis
Destinations, frais et délais

6.

Richard Peet Phd
Edité par The Guilford Press (2009)
ISBN 10 : 1606230662 ISBN 13 : 9781606230664
Ancien(s) ou d'occasion Couverture rigide Quantité : 1
Vendeur
Books Express
(Portsmouth, NH, Etats-Unis)
Evaluation vendeur
[?]

Description du livre The Guilford Press, 2009. Hardcover. État : Good. 2. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. N° de réf. du libraire 1606230662

Plus d'informations sur ce vendeur | Poser une question au libraire

Acheter D'occasion
EUR 129,51
Autre devise

Ajouter au panier

Frais de port : Gratuit
Vers Etats-Unis
Destinations, frais et délais